TV Bits: ‘Black Monday’ Season 2, ‘Awkwafina is Nora From Queens’ Gets a Second Season, ‘Tosh.0’ Gets Four More Seasons, and More

/Film | 1/19/2020 | Ben Pearson
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Homeland – a show I really enjoyed for about two seasons, stuck around with through three or four, and promptly forgot about afterward – is somehow entering its eighth season. That’s an impressive run for any show, and even if the quality never surpassed season one, at least it kept Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin employed for the better part of a decade. The eighth and final season premieres on Showtime on February 9, 2020.

Comedy Central has yet to premiere the first season of Awkwafina is Nora From Queens (that will happen on January 22, 2020), but the network evidently loves what they’ve seen thus far, because Variety reports that a second season has already been given the greenlight. Based on Awkwafina‘s real life and set in her hometown of Queens, New York, the show follows her adventures as she navigates living with her grandmother (Lori Tan Chinn) and father (B.D. Wong).

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I have yet to catch up with Showtime’s Black Monday (too many things to watch!), but the cast is great, and I really need to make time to check it out. (Don Cheadle, Paul Scheer, Casey Wilson, Regina Hall…the list goes on.) Its second season is premiering on March 15, 2020.

Here’s another show that has slipped through the cracks for me. Lena Waithe‘s series has experienced its fair share of behind-the-scenes drama, but this season seems to be about embracing change...
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